The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 126 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing COM 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.079% 0.046% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £263 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £263 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £263 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.00%
COM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
668 661 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.36% 30.18% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 420 363
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +164.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +4 1 £500 +90.47% 16
West Yorkshire - - - - 37
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
COM
England

COM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + 6 months 7.2 project
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Northallerton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £750 per day + Expenses, Travel and Living
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago